Southwestern high moutain Dryas mats

Description (English)

Dryas octopetala mats of the high levels of the Pyrenees and Central Massif, relatively uncommon pioneering communities of calcareous substrates distributed in the Corbières (pic d'Ourthizet), in the eastern and central Pyrenees, and, very locally, on high summits of the Cental Massif ranges of Monts-Dore and Cantal.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S2-2812

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Dryas octopetala
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Dryas octopetala Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F2.2912 Southwestern high moutain Dryas mats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.2912 Southwestern high moutain Dryas mats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.2912 Southwestern high moutain Dryas mats same
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